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Monday, June 1, 2020: TOBi, Shad and more

Today on q: rapper and singer TOBi, rapper and Hip-Hop Evolution host Shad, q screen panel with Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Teri Hart, actor Stephen McHattie, singer-songwriter Beverly Glenn-Copeland.
Rapper and singer TOBi, rapper and Hip-Hop Evolution host Shad, actor Stephen McHattie, singer-songwriter Beverly Glenn-Copeland. (Same Plate Entertainment/Sony Music, CBC, Ricardo Vaz Palma, David Bell/CBC)
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Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Rapper and singer TOBi talks about joining forces with Shad, Haviah Mighty and Jazz Cartier for the remix of his song 24 — a blistering take on the inequalities faced by young black people in Toronto.

  • Rapper Shad discusses his verse on TOBi's song 24 (Toronto Remix) and reflects on the protests that have erupted across the world following the death of George Floyd.

  • On this week's q screen panel, arts and culture writers Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Teri Hart share some of the documentaries, TV series and movies you can stream right now to help contextualize the Black Lives Matter protests.

  • Actor Stephen McHattie talks about starring as two different characters, Johnny Dead Eyes and The Maestro, in Bruce McDonald's new film Dreamland.

  • Singer-songwriter Beverly Glenn-Copeland opens up about watching his life story unfold on screen in the new documentary, Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly Glenn-Copeland Story, which is screening virtually now as part of the Hot Docs Film Festival.

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